Time is a currency that should be invested wisely!

As fund development professionals, our plates are full! When juggling numerous tasks and responsibilities, from cultivating donor relationships to organizing events, crafting compelling campaigns, and tackling massive grant applications, time becomes a valuable asset.   Time management is an essential skill to develop when managing a variety of tasks and finding good balance. From my work with …

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Maximize your End-of-Year Giving

It’s the most wonderful (and often profitable) time of year for nonprofits! End-of-Year (EOY) giving is a great opportunity for nonprofits to boost their revenue and share the impact of their mission. In fact, approximately 30% of all annual giving occurs in December, with about 10% in the last three days of December. Some nonprofits …

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Do you have a fundraising plan?

Hi Do Gooders! We just finished up my favorite of the Do Good Better Workshop series, PLAN! Having a plan is a vital component to fundraising. Not only does it help build sustainability and growth of your organization’s fundraising, but it provides a blueprint to the board and staff leadership about how you will reach …

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Tips for hosting a Successful Virtual Event

A year into the COVID-19 pandemic and we have learned a lot about how to host a successful virtual fundraising event. From planning to execution and follow-up, each step is important to raise vital funds to support your mission.   Begin with Planning: Connect with sponsors to think creatively about what they are looking for …

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Tips for Working from Home

Even if you have worked from home before, working from home due to COVID-19 might feel like a whole new world. It’s been a sudden move with an extended period of time, coupled with having your kids and possibly spouse at home as well. The tips below were gathered from a few sites to help …

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